Small and medium-sized business owners have different challenges than large firms. Security, however, isn’t one of them. Organizations of all sizes are vulnerable to cyberattacks and other security lapses. For SMB’s, the risks can even exceed that of enterprises: 60% close within six months of a major data breach. Yet, a majority of small business […]
4 Things That Your Managed IT Service Provider Should Be Doing for Your Organization
More and more businesses are investing in a managed service provider (MSP) to guide, support, and enhance their IT operations. As the technologies and vendors that power modern business continue to multiply, organizations are turning to dedicated professionals to help them manage the growing complexity and cost associated with such rapid developments. Robust and well-managed […]
How to Maintain Security With a Remote Workforce
When the coronavirus first emerged, it wasn’t clear just how long restrictions like social distancing would last. By this point, it’s fairly clear that this is going to be an extended ordeal, and many firms are relying on remote work forces to protect business continuity. Remote work has been a saving grace in these tumultuous […]
What’s the Best Outsourced IT Management Pricing Structure for SMBs?
Even the best resourced companies occasionally need outside assistance to manage their technology needs, and more and more companies are opting to outsource virtually all of their IT support to managed service providers. Finding an optimal pricing structure to achieve their IT goals with an outsourced partner generally comes down to four factors: Company Size […]
How Should a SMB Budget for IT?
Consider your current and future needs — and keep an eye on the competition — when allocating tech resources Setting strategic and efficient budgets is a top priority for businesses of all sizes and types, but for small and medium-sized businesses (SMB), it’s an even greater concern. When resources are limited, every dollar has to […]
How to Measure the Effectiveness of Your IT Outsourcing Partner
The best IT service providers don’t just keep the lights on and put out fires. They take measurable and proactive steps to improve your business. There are many reasons to select an outsourcing partner for IT services. They can help you reduce costs, augment the expertise and reach of your existing team, and improve customer […]